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Intellectual Property Law Lawyers In Leetsdale Pennsylvania

Leetsdale is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, along the Ohio River and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. The population was 1,232 at the 2000 census. The town has gained a certain popularity due to its name, a coincidence with Leetspeak, a common Internet sociolect.. Leetsdale at one time had a formidable industrial manufacturing base with a Bethelehem Steel mill that closed in the late 1970s.

What is intellectual property law?

Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets. Intellectual property law involves advising and assisting individuals and businesses on the development, use, and protection of intellectual property -- which includes ideas, artistic creations, engineering processes, scientific inventions, and more.

Answers to intellectual property law issues in Pennsylvania


A patent is a document issued by the U.S. Patent and...


Some types of inventions will not qualify for a patent, no...


In the context of a patent application, an invention is...


Once a patent is issued, it is up to the owner to enforce it...


Patent protection usually ends when the patent expires....


Typically, inventor-employees who invent in the course of...


On its own, a patent has no value. A patent becomes valuable...


Copyright protects works such as poetry, movies, video games...


For works published after 1977, the copyright lasts for the...


The term "trademark" is commonly used to describe many...